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Collection 084 Papers of Vera E. Thiessen

Identifier: CN 084
Scope and Contents Correspondence describing Vera Thiessen's experiences and work as a medical missionary for the Africa Inland Mission (AIM) in the Belgian Congo (now Zaire) to her family, which included her parents, Rev. and Mrs. J. D. Thiessen, her sisters Carol and Lois, and her brother Jack. A few letters were written to friends as general prayer letters. The time period covered by the letters is 1946 to 1976. Topics discussed include her experiences as a missionary with Africa Inland Mission, Africa Inland...
Dates: Created: 1946-1976

Collection 089 Papers of Paul P. Stough

Identifier: CN 089
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews, films, videos relating to Paul P. Stough’s missionary service in the Belgian Congo with Africa Inland Mission. Materials contain information on Stough's father, Henry Stough, Wheaton College, Paul Stough's work as a missionary for Africa Inland Mission in the Belgian Congo (Zaire) and Kenya from the 1920s to the 1970s, and generally on the spread of Christianity in Africa.
Dates: Created: 1979-1992

Collection 093 Oral History Interview with Earl A. Winsor

Identifier: CN 093
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Earl Austin Winsor (1897-1983) in which he discusses his education at Wheaton College as a student (1919-1920) and teacher (1920-25, history, and 1939-1949, math and physics) and his missionary experiences in Africa under Africa Inland Mission, serving in what is now Zaire. Wheaton personalities, mission experiences, especially those relating to his education work, and analysis of his exposure to African government, churches, tribal customs, and health practices....
Dates: Created: 1979-1980

Collection 284 Oral History Interview with Gladys Wright

Identifier: CN 284
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Gladys Lyle Wright (1902-1994), in which she discusses her work as a teacher in Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo). Topics discussed include: Wright's family background, education at Wheaton College and Moody Bible Institute, her work as a missionary in the Belgian Congo for the Africa Inland Mission, memories of the Congolese people and culture, and her experiences at Wheaton when she was on the staff of the College after retriring from the mission...
Dates: Created: 1984

Collection 330 Records of Moody Memorial Church

Identifier: CN-330
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, scrapbooks, church bulletins, minutes of meetings, and other records documenting the activities of the influential independent Chicago church started by Dwight L. Moody; chiefly from ca. 1910 through 1946.Topics documented include worship services, Sunday school, the weekly activities of the congregation, the governance of the body, and various urban evangelistic outreaches of the church.  Besides the history of the church, the collection also documents such...
Dates: Created: 1864-1987.

Collection 451 Papers of Bernard L. J. Litchman

Identifier: CN 451
Scope and Contents Collection consists of diaries, negatives, photographs, and slides created by Bernard "Jack" Litchman about his work with Africa Inland Mission in the former Belgian Congo (now Zaire), mostly among the Balendu people, in and around the Linga mission station, as well as involvement in setting up Sunday Schools, churches, itinerant preaching, and other mission activities as well as working as a health officer for the Belgian government.
Dates: Created: 1917-1971

Collection 452 Papers of Elwood L. Davis

Identifier: CN 452
Scope and Contents Diaries, photographs, and miscellaneous materials about Elwood L. Davis and his medical missionary work in Kenya for the Africa Inland Mission (AIM). Topics covered include brief descriptions of daily life in Africa, of his army medical service during World War I, places visited, colleagues entertained, services held, birth of his sons, death of his wife, etc.; diaries cover, with a few gaps, the years 1902 until his death in 1961; includes information on his father, various licenses and...
Dates: Created: 1882-1961

Collection 477 Papers of Stanley R. Kline

Identifier: CN 477
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Stanley R. Kline and extensive photo albums, relating to Kline’s missionary service in the Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo) with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) from 1940 to 1977. Topics covered in interview include: his family background in Philadelphia, conversion, Percy Crawford's influence, evangelism in Philadelphia, rescue mission work, call to missions, his wife Carmel Anthony, his evangelism and educational work in the Congo between 1940 and...
Dates: Created: 1930-1999

Collection 478 Oral History Interviews with Paul A. Buyse

Identifier: CN 478
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Paul Adrian Buyse (1926-2017), Africa Inland Mission worker in the Belgian Congo/Zaire. Topics covered include Buyse's childhood and youth as the son of AIM missionary parents in the Congo; education at Rethy Academy, Northwestern Schools, and Moody Bible Institute; work with North Arkansas Gospel Mission, spiritual hardships of being a missionary; his work in the Congo among pygmies; development of the Africa Inland Church in the Congo, transition from missionary...
Dates: Created: 1993

Collection 496 Papers of Mabel Buyse

Identifier: CN 496
Scope and Contents Diaries, photographs, correspondence, and a scrapbook relating to Mabel Easton Buyse’s missionary service with Africa Inland Mission among the Dungu and Bafuka people groups in Belgian Congo (later, Zaire) before her marriage and later service in Aru and Kasengu, Belgian Congo; Goli, Uganda; and Opari, Sudan. Buyse was involved with setting up, operating, and teaching in schools in each place she worked. The scrapbook deals with the 1941 sinking of the Zamzam, in which her brother-in-law,...
Dates: Created: 1908-1967

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Clark, Gordon Haddon. 1
Congo Protestant Council. 1
Crawford, Percy B. 1
Dallas Theological Seminary. 1
Davis, Elwood. 1
Dixon, A. C. 1
Dow, Elsie Storrs, 1859-1944 1
Epaineto, Balos. 1
Evangelical Literature Overseas. 1
Gospel Recordings, Inc. 1
Graham, Billy, 1918-2018 1
Independent Board for Presbyterian Foreign Missions. 1
International Missionary Council. 1
Ironside, H. A. 1
Kenyatta, Jomo. 1
Kivengere, Festo. 1
Kline, Carmel. 1
Kline, Stanley R. 1
LaSalle Street Church (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Litchman, Bernard. 1
Lumumba, Patrice, 1
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Marini, Pierre. 1
Mau Mau. 1
Moody Bible Institute 1
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Sweeting, George, 1
Thiessen, Henry Clarence, 1
Thiessen, Vera Edna. 1
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